acclamation[ ak-luh-mey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF acclamation
Synonyms for acclamation
- big hand
- standing O
Antonyms for acclamation
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ACCLAMATION
And we shall see if the Chamber won't absolve me by acclamation.
I ought to reprove this acclamation—but this once I let it pass.
An acclamation, merry laughter, affectionate clapping of hands greeted them.
It spread into a roar of acclamation; for bluff is a weapon dear to every adventurer.
She received the acclamation of all the writers of her time.
Then Legaspi continued his journey to Manila, and was received there with acclamation.
It was voted by acclamation, that Hippopotamus was agreeable to the company.
The announcement of the marriage was received with acclamation and clapping of hands.
But the country was tired of the war, and the treaty was hailed with acclamation.
His Royal Highness was received by the troops with delight and acclamation.
1540s, from Latin acclamationem (nominative acclamatio) "a calling, exclamation, shout of approval," noun of action from past participle stem of acclamare "shout approval or disapproval of, cry out at," from ad- "toward" (see ad-) + clamare "cry out" (see claim (v.)). As a method of voting en masse, by 1801, probably from the French Revolution.